Total loan: $3,400

Twendenawakati Group

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Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania / Agriculture

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A loan helped Buy more chickens and start to sell milk and soda.

Twendenawakati Group's story

Helen M. is 55 years old and a widow with five children ages 34, 30, 25, 20 and 17 years. She has a chicken business she started in 1994. She works daily from 6am until 7pm and is able to earn a monthly profit of around $154. This will be Helen’s sixth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loan to buy more chickens and pay school fees. She has repaid the loans successfully and hopes for a sixth loan to buy more chickens and to start selling milk and soda. Helen will share this loan with her loan group, Twendenawakti, which totals 15 members. The members of the group hold each other accountable in paying back their loans. In the picture, Helen in the front in blue.